McDonald’s to improve its Happy Meal menu by 2022 as part of its commitment with Healthier Generation

Company expands commitment with Alliance for a Healthier Generation by setting bold goals in 120 markets around the world to evolve the Happy Meal menu OAK BROOK, Ill., 2018-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 15, 2018), McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) announced an expanded commitment to families, supporting the company’s long-term global growth plan by leveraging its reach to impact children’s […]

McDonald’s completes partnership with CITIC and Carlyle to operate and manage McDonald’s businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong

OAK BROOK, IL and SHANGHAI, CHINA and HONG KONG, CHINA, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) (“McDonald’s”) today (Aug 8, 2017) announced the successful completion of a strategic partnership with CITIC Limited (SEHK: 00267) (“CITIC”), CITIC Capital Partners (“CITIC Capital”), and The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) (“Carlyle”). Ramping up a new era of […]

McDonald’s Corporation announces Hubert Lee as the Developmental Licensee for its Taiwan market

Taipei, TAIWAN, 2017-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation today (Jun 01, 2017) announced Hubert Lee as the Developmental Licensee (DL) for its Taiwan market. Mr. Lee has a proven track record of business success across different industries including extensive experience in the hospitality industry. “With today’s announcement in Taiwan, we are one step further […]

McDonald’s USA to serve fresh beef, prepared when ordered, in all Quarter Pounder burgers by mid-2018

Latest Step in Building a Better McDonald’s Will Bring Fresh Beef, Made-to-Order Quarter Pounder burgers by mid-2018 OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s USA (NYSE: MCD) today (Mar 30, 2017) announced that by mid-2018, it will serve fresh beef, prepared when ordered, in all Quarter Pounder burgers across the majority of […]

CITIC Limited, CITIC Capital, The Carlyle Group and McDonald’s create company that will act as McDonald’s Franchisee in mainland China and Hong Kong

New Partnership Will Become the Largest McDonald’s Franchisee Outside the United States OAK BROOK, IL, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — CITIC Limited (SEHK: 00267) (“CITIC”), CITIC Capital Holdings (“CITIC Capital”), The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) (“Carlyle”) and McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) (“McDonald’s”) today (Jan 8, 2017) announced the formation of a partnership and company […]

McDonald’s Corporation announces Lionhorn Pte. Ltd. as the Developmental Licensee for its Malaysia and Singapore markets

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) today (Dec 2, 2016) announced it has selected Lionhorn Pte. Ltd. as the Developmental Licensee (DL) for its Malaysia and Singapore markets. Lionhorn is led by Sheik Fahd and Abdulrahman Alireza, who bring 20 years of experience as the DL for the nearly 100 […]

McDonald’s announces the retirement of its U.S. President Mike Andres; Chris Kempczinski to succeed

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) today (Aug 31, 2016) announces the retirement of U.S. President Mike Andres and the subsequent appointment of Chris Kempczinski, Executive Vice President of Strategy, Business Development and Innovation, to lead the U.S. business effective Jan. 1, 2017. “Mike has been relentless in his commitment […]

McDonald’s Corp. to relocate its corporate headquarters to downtown Chicago by the spring of 2018

Company Signs Lease at 1045 W. Randolph in Chicago’s West Loop and Will Relocate Its Headquarters by Spring of 2018 OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) today announced the move of its corporate headquarters to downtown Chicago by the spring of 2018. The company signed a lease at 1045 […]

Enrique (“Rick”) Hernandez, Jr. elected non-executive Chairman of McDonald’s Corporation’s Board of Directors

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) Board of Directors today announced that Enrique (“Rick”) Hernandez, Jr. has been elected non-executive Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors following the company’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting held today. Hernandez, 60, has served on the Board as an independent Director since 1996 and most […]

McDonald’s Corporation announces the retirement of its Chairman of the Board Andrew J. McKenna

OAK BROOK, IL, 2016-Apr-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Andrew J. McKenna, Chairman of the Board of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD), today announced that he has advised the Board that he has decided not to stand for re-election as a member of the Board at the Company’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting to be held on May 26. Mr. […]

McDonald’s Corporation seeks strategic partners for its future growth plans in Asia

Company Seeks Strategic Partners to Add Value in High-Growth Markets: China, Korea and Hong Kong OAK BROOK, IL and BEIJING, CHINA, 2016-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) today announced its intent to identify strategic partners who will add value and unlock growth potential in key markets throughout Asia to advance the company’s future growth […]

McDonald’s appointed two new senior management positions to drive the company’s turnaround efforts

David Fairhurst promoted to EVP and chief people officer Chris Kempczinski appointed EVP of strategy, business development & innovation OAK BROOK, IL, 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — McDonald’s today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed two new senior management positions to drive the company’s turnaround efforts. Effective Oct. 1, David Fairhurst will assume the newly […]